By Wesley Stace

Back Bay Books, Paperback, 9780316154482, 528pp.

Publication Date: April 2006


On a moonlit night on the outskirts of London, Lord Geoffroy Loveall findsthe answer to his prayers: an abandoned baby, somehow still alive amid thejunk of a rubbish heap. Rescuing the infant from certain death, Lord Geoffroy adopts her as his only child, heir to the fabulous Love Hall fortune. He names her Rose in memory of his long-dead sister and gives hera childhood of unparalleled gaiety and unstinting pleasure. But every house has a secret, and as Rose approaches adolescence, the secret of Love Hall becomes impossible to hide. As much as Lord Geoffroy wanted a daughter, the baby he brought home is, in fact, a boy. As a flock

About the Author
Wesley Stace is the author of the international bestseller "Misfortune", " by George", and "Charles Jessold, Considered as a Murderer". He has released fifteen albums under the name John Wesley Harding, and he lives in Philadelphia.